eOne Films International has reported a roaring trade in Toronto on No Trace Camping’s Michael Dowse rom-com The F Word starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan.
eOne financed the film and entered the festival with Canadian and UK rights. It will now distribute directly in Australia and New Zealand, Benelux and Spain.
Rights have gone to German-speaking Europe (Telepool), France (SND), CIS and Baltics (Carmen), Latin America (Sun Distribution), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Portugal (Lusomundo), Turkey (Mars Sinema), Middle East (Front Row), Thailand (Mono Film Company), China (HGC Entertainment), former Yugoslavia (Discovery Film), Hong Kong (Gold Scene), Iceland (Scanbox), India (Pictureworks), Israel (Shani), Nigeria (Red Mist), South Africa (Nu Metro) and Airlines (Cinesky).
The sales agent is in active negotiations for Japan, Australia, South Korea and Taiwan. CBS Films acquired US rights earlier in the week.
The F Word charts the course of a relationship between two best friends who enjoy strong chemistry. Adam Driver and Rafe Spall round out the key cast and Elan Mastai wrote the screenplay.
No Trace Camping’s David Gross produced along with Macdara Kelleher and Andre Rouleau. No Trace Camping’s Jesse Shapira and Jeff Arkuss served as executive producers with Hartley Gorenstein, Dowse, Mark Costa, Ford Oelman, Marc Stephenson and Patrice Theroux and Bryan Gliserman for eOne.